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vagotropic

[vey-guh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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adjective Physiology.
  1. affecting the vagus nerve.

Origin of vagotropic

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British Dictionary definitions for vagotropic

vagotropic

adjective
  1. physiol (of a drug) affecting the activity of the vagus nerve

Word Origin

C20: from vag (us) + -tropic
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vagotropic in Medicine

vagotropic

(vā′gə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk)
adj.
  1. Affecting or acting on the vagus nerve. Used chiefly of a drug.
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